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Auction 92, Lot 3

"De Bybel", Elzevier, Joannes

Subject: Title Page

Period: 1663 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

9.8 x 15.8 inches
24.9 x 40.1 cm

A lovely scene of an angle presenting a women with a bible, together with two cherubs, one holding the Ten Commandments and the other with his foot on a skull. Drawn by N. Berchem and engraved by Matham. The bible was published by Elzevier's widow as noted in the imprint below the engraving.


Condition: A

Bit of minor creasing, and discoloration in margins.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 9/13/2000